If the gift is made by the donor to a specified donee, the will, card or other document or a copy of the executed document, may be delivered to him or her to expedite the appropriate procedures immediately after death; however delivery is not necessary to the validity of the gift. On request of an interested party upon or after the donor‘s death, the person in possession shall produce the document for examination.
Terms Used In N.Y. Public Health Law 4304
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- gift: means a donation of a whole body or part of a human body, to take effect after the donor's death, for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300